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hp Pavilion dv6 Laptop Repair Toronto

We repaired motherboard of hp Pavilion dv6 laptop in 2 days and it is functioning perfectly.

The HP Pavilion dv6-6173cl ($949.99 list at Costco) is one of the most powerful laptops you’ll find for less than $1,000. This 15.6-inch desktop replacement pairs a high-end, quad-core Intel Core i7 CPU with a midrange AMD Radeon graphics processor. The Radeon HD 6670M graphics feature 1GB of dedicated video memory and can churn out playable if not elite frame rates. The Radeon graphics can also be switched off in favor of integrated Intel graphics for longer battery life. In addition, the Pavilion dv6-6173cl boasts a stellar aluminum design and a well-rounded feature set that includes Beats Audio and Intel Wireless Display 2.0 (WiDi 2.0). Plus, as a Costco exclusive, it comes backed with a two-year warranty—double that of the average consumer laptop coverage. If you are looking for a versatile laptop for home use, the Pavilion dv6-6173cl will satisfy most if not all of your needs. It’s not as thin and sleek as the Dell XPS 15z (Microsoft) ($999, 4 stars), but the HP Pavilion dv6-6173cl clearly outclasses it in performance.

Like the Dell XPS 15z, the dv6-6173cl features a brushed aluminum enclosure, though instead of MacBookian silver, the Pavilion dv6’s aluminum is a deep brown color that HP refers to as “dark umber.” Silver accents provide a pleasing contrast to the dark brown aluminum; silver-colored plastic runs around the edge of the laptop, and the speaker grill above the keyboard is also silver. The screen bezel is a glossy black plastic, and the bottom panel of the laptop is matte black plastic. A small LED-backlit HP logo sits in the lower-left corner of the lid, and LED backlights also create a thin frame around the touchpad. It all adds up to a stylish look, and the aluminum surfaces also do a fine job providing a rigid, sturdy feel and at the same time effectively repelling fingerprints.

Like all Pavilion laptops, the dv6000 includes a row of light-touch buttons above the keyboard that launch the media player and provide volume and playback controls. We like the sleek look of the keys, but we hate the beeping that indicates you’ve pressed a button; the sound can be disabled, but doing so is rather complicated. The Altec Lansing stereo speakers, located above those controls, deliver decent-quality sound, but unfortunately the sound becomes muffled if you close the laptop lid. The Pavilion dv6000’s keyboard is ample and comfortable to type on for long periods, and both touch pad and mouse buttons are entirely usable. We love the Pavilion dv6000’s touch pad on/off button, which keeps you from accidentally misplacing the cursor while typing and makes it easy to use an external mouse.

The HP Pavilion dv6000 offers an average mix of ports for a laptop its size. There are four-pin FireWire, VGA, S-Video, and three USB 2.0 ports, as well as a microphone jack and–for those who like to share movies and music with friends–two headphone jacks, one of which supports S/PDIF output. Card slots on the dv6000 read the latest ExpressCards, plus Memory Stick, Memory Stick Pro, Secure Digital, MultiMediaCard, and xD formats. Networking options include Ethernet, modem, and 802.11a/b/g Wi-Fi; Bluetooth is available as an option. The laptop’s double-layer DVD burner includes LightScribe, which lets you burn your own labels onto compatible discs.

We reviewed an early version of the HP Pavilion dv6000 that was built on a 2.16GHz Intel Core 2 Duo T7400 processor; however, that processor will not be offered on the system initially (for now, the dv6000 will top out with the 2GHz Core 2 Duo T7200 chip). The rest of our configuration will be available, though: 1GB of fast 667MHz RAM; a 100GB, 5,400rpm hard drive; and an Nvidia GeForce Go 7500 graphics card with 256MB of VRAM. This configuration, with the lower-end 2GHz Core 2 Duo T7200, costs $1,539.

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